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What's the difference between weather and climate?

31 July 2020 - 1:36pm
Why we need to distinguish day-to-day weather from long-term trends.

Police patrol beaches as crowds descend

31 July 2020 - 1:09pm
Gridlocked roads, packed trains and crowded beaches are reported as temperatures soar.

Hong Kong postpones elections for a year 'over virus concerns'

31 July 2020 - 12:53pm
The move comes weeks after China imposed a controversial national security law on Hong Kong.

Coronavirus infections rising in England

31 July 2020 - 12:46pm
A study that involves swabbing a randomly select group of households found positive tests were increasing.

Red Bull's Verstappen fastest in first practice at British GP

31 July 2020 - 12:45pm
Red Bull's Max Verstappen is ahead of Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton in first practice at the British Grand Prix.

Coronavirus: What are the rules on weddings?

31 July 2020 - 12:36pm
Many weddings were cancelled during lockdown, while some will have to change to meet the new rules.

Coronavirus: 'The spirit of Eid has gone but celebrations continue'

31 July 2020 - 12:31pm
Restrictions will not end Eid celebrations despite plans being cancelled, a Muslim leader says.

Dermot Kennedy and Paul Mescal create a unique performance in the Natural History Museum.

31 July 2020 - 12:30pm
Dermot Kennedy and Paul Mescal create a unique performance in the Natural History Museum that they say wouldn’t have been possible in front of a live audience.

Shamima Begum: Bid to return in citizenship fight goes to Supreme Court

31 July 2020 - 12:10pm
The Court of Appeal rules her bid to fight for her citizenship in the UK must go to the highest court.

Vietnam records first Covid-19 death

31 July 2020 - 12:03pm
The country had spent three months without any new infections before an outbreak in Da Nang city.

Holiday firm Tui extends suspension of trips to Spain

31 July 2020 - 12:01pm
The tour firm cancels trips to Spain until mid-August but adds more holidays to Greece and Turkey.

Premier League looking at 'clinical passports' to help get fans back into stadiums

31 July 2020 - 11:17am
The Premier League is looking at "clinical passports" to help get fans back into stadiums to watch matches, says chief executive Richard Masters.

Barry Bennell: Ex-football coach admits more sexual offences

31 July 2020 - 11:14am
Former Manchester City scout Barry Bennell admits nine sexual offences dating between 1979 and 1988.

Ghislaine Maxwell-Jeffrey Epstein emails revealed in new court papers

31 July 2020 - 11:03am
In the papers, a key accuser also alleges the pair were equally involved in sex trafficking.

Ellen DeGeneres apologises to staff over workplace 'issues'

31 July 2020 - 10:49am
The star is "disappointed" to hear allegations of harassment and intimidation on her chat show.

British Airways owner IAG says crisis worst in its history

31 July 2020 - 10:41am
IAG group boss says recovery from "extreme times" will take at least three years.

Coronavirus: What are the new lockdown rules for Greater Manchester?

31 July 2020 - 10:34am
More than four million people in northern England face new restrictions, but what does a local lockdown mean?

House prices bounced back in July, says Nationwide

31 July 2020 - 9:38am
Pent-up demand and the stamp duty holiday boosted prices, but Nationwide warns it could be a false dawn.

'We want to keep our foot on the gas' - Lakers' James leads protests as NBA returns

31 July 2020 - 8:35am
Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James calls for his fellow NBA players to "keep our foot on the gas" in the push for racial justice as the season resumes in Orlando.

Coronavirus: The shielders turning the word 'vulnerable' on its head

31 July 2020 - 8:14am
As shielding ends for the 'elderly and vulnerable' will the world they are about to be re-enter be less accessible than the one they left four months ago?

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